Biden confident he will beat Trump in likely election rematch — as adviser says prez will double down on Jan. 6


President Biden predicted in a uncommon interview revealed Monday that his rival, former President Donald Trump, is not going to settle for a second straight defeat by the hands of the Democrat within the Nov. 5 common election — whereas a high adviser to Biden’s re-election marketing campaign indicated it’s going to go exhausting after Trump over the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot.

“Losers who’re losers are by no means swish,” Biden told The New Yorker of the forty fifth president. “I simply assume that he’ll do something to attempt to win.

“If — and when — I win,” the 81-year-old added. “I believe he’ll contest it it doesn’t matter what the result’s.”

Biden expressed confidence that he would safe a second time period regardless of trailing Trump, 77, in each main ballot, telling the journal: “I’m the one one who has ever beat him. And I’ll beat him once more.”

In the meantime, Biden 2024 chief strategist Mike Donilon, described by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) because the “excessive priest of Bidenism,” informed the New Yorker he and his workforce are betting massive that recollections of Trump supporters ransacking the Capitol will outweigh discontent over the economic system, immigration and international coverage.

Mike Donilon has labored with President Biden on and off for many years. AP

“The main focus will turn out to be overwhelming on democracy,” by Nov. 5, Donilon posited. “I believe the most important pictures in individuals’s minds are going to be of January sixth.”

Donilon went on to check the present race to the 2004 contest between George W. Bush and John Kerry.

“The Democratic Celebration didn’t need to consider it was a 9/11 election,” he recalled. “I made a decision, after the election, I’d by no means be a part of a Presidential marketing campaign that didn’t determine—with readability—what it needed to say and persist with it.”

Whereas a plethora of polling has proven that voters are inclined to negatively view the Capitol riot as an attack on democracy and even assume that Trump dedicated crimes, lots of those self same polls additionally present him beating Biden.

At present, Trump touts a 2.3-point lead over Biden within the RealClearPolitics aggregate of national polls and has the sting in a handful of key battleground states as effectively.

“Crooked Joe Biden is such a catastrophe that he makes Jimmy Carter appear to be an efficient president. He can barely put two coherent sentences collectively and slowly shuffles round like he has a full diaper in his pants, usually falling on his ass in entrance of the world,” Trump marketing campaign spokesman Steven Cheung informed The Publish.

“People have lived by way of 4 years of distress and destruction, and so they need a return to President Trump’s profitable America First insurance policies.”

Donald Trump is resolute that he’ll emerge victorious in November. AFP through Getty Photos

Some Democrats are additionally cautious of the Biden marketing campaign making Jan. 6 a degree of emphasis.

“I’m fairly sure in Scranton they’re not sitting round their dinner desk speaking about democracy each night time,” former Barack Obama strategist David Axelrod informed the New Yorker earlier than reiterating his considerations about Biden’s age.

“I don’t query his competence as President,” Axelrod stated of Obama’s former VP. “You give me Biden’s document and take fifteen years off of him, and this wouldn’t be a aggressive race.”

Nevertheless, Alexrod added, “the march of time is immutable.”

Allies of the incumbent president try to remind voters concerning the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and threats to democracy. AFP through Getty Photos
President Biden insists that he’s the one who can defeat Donald Trump. REUTERS

Undeterred by bleak polling, the commander-in-chief is publicly relishing the prospect to play the underdog but once more.

“Keep in mind, in 2020, you guys informed me how I wasn’t going to win? And then you definately informed me in 2022 the way it was going to be this purple wave?” Biden informed the New Yorker. “And in 2023 you informed me we’re going to get our ass kicked once more and we received each contested race on the market?”

The octogenarian added that he by no means doubted he’d run once more, even if he’d end off a hypothetical full second time period at age 86.

“I’m operating once more as a result of I believe two issues: No. 1, I’m actually pleased with my document, and I need to maintain it going. I’m optimistic concerning the future,” he stated. “And, secondly … most of what I’ve carried out is simply kicking in now.”


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